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4 of the Most Influential Automakers

February 08, 2017. Roberto Cruz

If the American automobile industry had its own Mount Rushmore (on the side of a cliff somewhere outside Detroit), the sculptor creating the monument would have plenty of faces from which to choose. Here are four pioneers who fit the bill, whose visions and innovativeness in the automotive sector helped make the car what it…

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Safety Tips for Driving in Bad Weather

January 30, 2017. Roberto Cruz

When the weather is really bad, it’s a good idea to stay home. If you have to drive, here are some things to keep in mind. It takes longer to stop on slick roads. Drive slowly and increase your following distance from three to four seconds to eight to 10 seconds on slippery streets, so…

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Snow and Ice Removal Cheat Sheet

January 21, 2017. Roberto Cruz

Before work, every minute counts. Here’s some advice on how to get snow and ice off your car in a hurry. Make or buy a de-icer spray and use it on the windshield, side windows and mirrors to kick ice clearing into high gear. Use de-icer on the wiper blades and pull them off the glass…

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Test Drive: 2017 Toyota RAV4 Platinum

January 15, 2017. Roberto Cruz

While it has been on the market for 20 years, the Toyota RAV4 continues to shine as one of the best compact SUVs for its features, technology and safety. Its smaller size makes the RAV4 easy to maneuver and park, yet there is still plenty of space for five adults, including rear seat passengers, who will…

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John Leguizamo’s Jeep Wrangler

January 15, 2017. Roberto Cruz

Colombian-born, Queens, N.Y.-raised John Leguizamo is an actor, comedian, screenwriter, playwright and producer – making him one of the busiest performers in Hollywood. He has appeared on Broadway and in more than 100 films (“Carlito’s Way,” “Moulin Rouge!,” “Ride Along”) and television shows (“ER,” “Bloodline”). His latest film, ”John Wick: Chapter 2” hits theaters Feb….

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Driver Do’s and Don’ts: Right Way to Store Summer Tires

January 01, 2017. Roberto Cruz

With big treads and softer rubber, winter tires give your vehicle better traction on nasty roads. If you recently made the switch to winter rollers, here’s some advice from AAA’s Car Doctor John Paul on what to do with your summer set for the next few months. DO Clean the tires with soap and water…